William Rice, Chair of the CPRIT Oversight Committee, moderates a discussion about cancer, with Dr. Greg Aune, Dr. Emil Freireich, Dr. Margaret Kripke, and Dr. Debra Patt, following a screening of Ken Burns’s “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.”
Dorothy Gibbons, CEO of The Rose, explains how CPRIT funding helps support such efforts as their Mobile Mammography Outreach program, which has provided services to thousands of women in 24 Texas counties.
Dr. Margaret Kripke, CPRIT’s chief scientific officer, delivered the keynote address at TAMEST’s 12th annual conference in Austin on January 22, 2015.
Simon Lee talks about the importance of providing breast cancer screenings to women in 17 rural Texas counties. CPRIT funding supports his prevention project at UT Southwestern/Moncrief Cancer Institute.
With a research grant from CPRIT, Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Stephen Gottschalk is enlisting the power of the human body’s immune system to attack cancer.
Lung cancer should be very scared. Dr. Sandra Hofmann of UT Southwestern Medical Center is out to get it, with help from a CPRIT Research award.
Dr. David McClellan of TAMUHSC discusses his Prevention project that trains family medicine residents to provide colonoscopy services in the Brazos Valley Region.
Dr. John Minna at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center discusses his CPRIT MIRA grant that involves studying the role of hormone receptors and oncogenes in lung cancers as targets for personalized
Through a CPRIT Prevention award, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is bringing genetic counseling and testing services to areas of Texas never before reached.
With a CPRIT Research award, Texas Tech University Health Science Center at El Paso is helping patients access cutting-edge clinical trials.
Cancer is the leading cause of death for Asian Americans. With a prevention grant from CPRIT, Light & Salt Association is working to equip communities with education and access to screening that can save lives.
With a research grant from CPRIT, scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are studying risk factors associated with increased liver cancer rates in South Texas.
Through a CPRIT Prevention award, health educators at Centro San Vicente of El Paso are empowering patients to take charge of their cancer screening needs.
Motivated by his experience as a pediatric brain tumor survivor, CPRIT Scholar Dr. Ryan Potts studies the biochemical and molecular mechanisms behind cancer cell formation.
Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors participating in Seton Healthcare Family's ACCESS-AYA grant from CPRIT. The grant educates survivors and providers about the unique needs of AYAs.
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